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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who takes part in a rebellion against the constituted authority in the hope of improving conditions.

Usage examples (28)
  • The insurgent is trained to expect brutal treatment upon capture.
  • But he also called for a halt to what he described as insurgent activity inside Syria.
  • And finally, we know that the ratio of ISAF to Taliban insurgent is about 50 to 1 in kills when they do go toe to toe.
  • The death toll rose to more than 75 and at least 200 people were wounded in insurgent attacks in several Iraqi cities June 24. for more
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